3 April 2019
Journalism is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy in our country because it is the democratic way of expressing the expression of the masses. This was stated by Simmi Marwaha Memorial Charitable Trust’s Managing Trustee and poetess Rajendra Rosy in the Chandigarh Press Club during the 16th Young Journalist’s Honour Day. Those felicitated included photographer from print media, electronic media, and web media for their contribution in the field of journalism in addition to felicitation of a student from Mass Communication Correspondence department of Panjab University.
Rajendra Rosy said that in the way journalism has taken new techniques during the past, challenges have also increased for the youth. She said that every year on 3 April the contribution of young journalists is celebrated. The Trust has so far honored 60 journalists from across the country.
Kaushik Khan from Amar Ujala from Yamunanagar (Haryana), Jagpreet Sandhu from The Indian Express Chandigarh in English print media, Thakur Amandeep Singh of Daily Post in web media and this time topper of mass communication correspondence from Punjab University Chandigarh Kriti Thakur, were felicitated by Rajendra Rosy.